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turnpike work in progress

Dickey Electric powers new Ohio Turnpike plaza


NECA-IBEW Electricians member contractor “Joe” Dickey Electric is providing electrical work for a new toll plaza on the Ohio Turnpike. The work is visible when passing through Lordstown traveling West on I-80. The new plaza is different from existing ones across the state, with the operational purpose being to allow EZ Pass technology to become […]

Local 573 apprentice has her eyes on the future


While giving different career paths a go, it was electricity that caused a lightbulb to go off for Grace Morrison. “During my life I’ve had a lot of different career experiences,” she said. Her background includes licensed cosmetology to customer service and management. “I wanted to do something that mattered,” Morrison said. She’s currently working […]

electricians at Ultium

Business Journal Growth Report: Ultium Battery Plant Energizes NECA-IBEW


[As printed in the Business Journal Growth Report 2022 …] Heading into 2021, local electrical contractors and union electricians were hopeful the year would lead to steady, solid work. Driven by one particular project, the NECA-IBEW electricians experienced “the largest number of man-hours that anyone can remember,” says Tom Lipka, executive director, Mahoning Valley NECA […]

Eric Carlson at Boy Scouts event

NECA-IBEW Electricians contractor gives keynote at Boy Scouts event


When he was a young boy, Eric Carlson stood at the top of Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, viewing the city and beyond. Looking back, it was that memory that sparked his interest and passion in electricity. “I remember standing on the top, looking over the city at what was being built,” Carlson said. Carlson is […]

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Dickey Electric’s links to golf tournament sponsorship have deep meaning


When Luke Eyster and his father, Chuck, looked for local golf tournaments to compete in some years back, they heard about one competition and decided to join. It was the Greatest Golfer tournament. “They told me it was one of the best tournaments around, so we signed up,” Luke said. Since then, the Eysters haven’t […]

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Dickey Electric, Birdfish brew up creative fundraiser for United Way


In a joint effort between friends that are more of a family, a fundraiser at a Columbiana brewery will benefit the local United Way. A special beer that is poured Friday, July 16, Birdfish Brewing Co. will donate $1 and “Joe” Dickey Electric Inc. will match it. That math equates to $2 per beer that […]

TJX interior

Dickey Electric safely works through pandemic to bring TJX Distribution Center to life


It has been nearly two years since ground broke on the TJX Distribution Center in Lordstown that will bring more than 1,000 jobs to the Mahoning Valley and electrical contractor “Joe” Dickey Electric has been there from the beginning. Looking at the 1.2 million square feet (and counting) warehouse from the road, it’s hard to […]

Dickey Electric upgrades local hospital’s emergency power grid


Mercy Health – St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital has been in the process of updating its power grid with the help of local electrical contractor “Joe” Dickey Electric. The project began in January 2020 with the goal of modernizing the emergency power system to ensure power continues to flow to crucial life-saving equipment in the event […]

Phelps St nighttime shot

Lift up your glasses for Dickey Electric’s work on Phelps Street Corridor project


The latest addition to the downtown Youngstown nightlife scene was powered by “Joe” Dickey Electric. Opened last week was the Phelps Street Corridor, a pedestrian walkway between Federal St. and Commerce St. that will allow people to patronize the restaurants and bars there on foot. “As you look around downtown Youngstown and you see all […]

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Canfield Fairgrounds event center project of special significance to Dickey Electric


To say “Joe” Dickey Electric has a special connection to the Canfield Fairgrounds would be an understatement. It only made sense for the North Lima-based electrical contractor to be charged with the electrical infrastructure at the newly constructed Canfield Fair Event Center. It’s a massive 35,000 square-foot facility that will expand to nearly double that […]